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People are taking legal possession of abandoned home due to a little-known loophole called adverse possession. (CBS4)

Adverse Possession Loophole Creating Headaches For Homeowners

Carlos Mejeas can’t forget the shock of finding a woman named Michele Bell and a half dozen other strangers living in his six bedroom Miami house, which was on the market for rent.

CBS4–04/30/2013

Two foreclosure clinics aim to help struggling homeowners. (Source: CBS4)

Foreclosure Clinics Promise Help, Information For Struggling Homeowners

Two foreclosure clinics, both free, are being offered to help homeowners facing foreclosure problems or seeking assistance modifying their mortgages.

CBS4–04/05/2013

(Source: CBSMiami)

State-Backed Program Offers Lifeline To Desperate Homeowners

On Wednesday, South Florida homeowners waited hours in line for a face-to-face meeting with bank experts who pledged to help them keep their home sweet home.

CBS4–02/27/2013

South Miami Police are investigating a rash of stolen packages from people's doorsteps. (CBS4)

Crooks Caught On Camera Stealing Packages From S. Miami Front Door

A man is caught on camera stealing packages from outside a South Miami home, police said.

CBS4–01/23/2013

Citizens Property Insurance

Citizens Customers’ Coverage May Move To Private Company Tues.

Joe Machado saw his homeowners’ insurance bill climb from about $800 in 1992 to $4,600 in 2012. He worries it’s going to get worse.

CBS4–11/01/2012

An BSO undercover sting of unlicensed contractors netted several arrests. (CBS4)

BSO: Sting Nets Arrests Of 19 Unlicensed Contractors

The Broward Sheriff’s Office concluded an undercover sting operation in northern Broward County Thursday which cracked down on unlicensed contractors. In particular, the operation targeted many repeat offenders identified by Broward County’s Consumer Protection Division.

CBS4–10/18/2012

(Source: CBS4)

$1.7 Billion Paid To FL Homeowners To Settle Foreclosure Abuses

Florida homeowners are expected to be paid about $8 billion in compensation for foreclosure abuses by lenders.

CBS4–08/29/2012

MORTGAGE

Late Mortgage Payments Hit 3-Year Low

South Florida’s role in the housing crisis has been well documented, but there finally may be some good news rolling in for homeowners.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012

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Report: Downtown Miami Condos Getting Pricier

It’s great news for the lucky few who own a downtown Miami condo, and bad news for those looking to buy.

CBS Miami–08/04/2012

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Dania Beach Commission Grounds Runway Expansion Deal

Dania Beach Commissioners voted Tuesday night to void an unprecedented deal that would have resolved a long standing fight over a runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and residents who live near the airport.

CBS4–05/23/2012

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